Tag: Homs

Despite ‘Withdrawal’ Russians Continue To Fight And Die In Syria

March 23, 2016

This month has seen President Vladimir Putin announcing the withdrawal of the “main part” of the Russian military deployment in Syria and confirming the deaths of five servicemen during the campaign that began on September 30, with the death of another reported independently. But while the Kremlin is presenting this as “mission accomplished,” the military operation is […]

After Flawed Ceasefire Agreement, Air Strikes Continue In Syria

February 12, 2016

Live Updates: The agreement reached last night in Munich offered delivered an immediate, nor a comprehensive ceasefire. On the morning after, Russian and regime forces continue to conduct air strikes on populated areas. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

As Pressure Mounts On Aleppo, Russia Conducts Air Strikes Across Syria

February 5, 2016

Live Updates: Thousands of people are trying to flee the north of the Aleppo region into Turkey as fighting rages between rebel fighters and pro-regime forces. Meanwhile Russian jets have conducted air strikes on rebel-held settlements across the country. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: Russia Dismisses Claims S-400 Missiles Deployed In Syria But Photos Do Show Component Radar

November 13, 2015

Russia denies claims that S-400 surface-to-air missiles have been deployed to the Hmeemeem airbase in Latakia, but photos do show a radar associated with the missile system. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: At Least 40 Reported Dead After Missiles Strike Market In Douma

October 30, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: At least 40 people are reported to have been killed after surface-to-surface missiles struck a market place in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta today. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.